Neil Jordan

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Anna Jordan: ‘I don’t really need to worry about the connection between what I do and who my father is. I got here through music college and hard work’

Eight years is a long time to tiptoe from total obscurity to just about popping the head over the parapet, but Dublin-based Selk are in no hurry to ca(...)

John Boorman at his home in Wickl;ow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In his new memoir, The film-maker reflects on family, putting down roots in wicklow and hollywood sex scandals John Boorman has always savoured (...)

Only one other performer has managed as many Oscar nominations at a younger age than Saoirse Ronan. By this measure and a few others, Ronan already counts as the most successful Irish film actor ever. Photograph: Nina Prommer/EPA

Moments after Saoirse Ronan received her fourth Oscar nomination, Sky News identified her as British. The surge of online fury confirmed the affection(...)

From the dominance of Netflix and Disney to the rise of #MeToo and the downfall of Weinstein , there have been huge upheavals in the world of cinem(...)

Taken Down: A crime drama with sharp things to say about the direct provision system. Photograph: Bernard Walsh

In 2018, RTÉ broadcast Taken Down, a crime drama with sharp things to say about the direct provision system for asylum seekers that this Government ch(...)

Numbers 39-43 Merrion Square comprise a combined net internal area of 2,792 sq m (30,050sq ft).

The sale of a portfolio of five period properties on Dublin’s Merrion Square provides investors, developers and occupiers a rare opportunity to secure(...)

Neil Jordan won an Oscar  for best screenplay   for the 1992 film The Crying Game. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Accumulated profits at the film company co-owned by Irish movie director Neil Jordan increased last year by €69,218 to just under €2.8 million. New a(...)

Donal McCann: You just need to know that he was here. And he was remarkable

I never saw Diego Maradona play football. I never saw Nijinsky dance. And I never saw Miles Davis play the horn. But baby, I saw Donal McCann act. S(...)

Saoirse Ronan: the large landing in her Greystones home has a reading nook and uses mid-century furniture

Saoirse Ronan has always channelled her own sense of style. From her red-carpet track record wearing Gucci and Carolina Herrera to fronting (with fell(...)

Mark Cousins: ‘Bernadette Devlin is still the greatest thinker about the North that I have heard’

Who better than Mark Cousins to consider cinema’s relationship with the Troubles? For the last 30 years or so, his famous keening vowels have walked u(...)

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